according to the online social
development network WeCanChange, around
That means, come rain or shine, summer or winter,
they have to walk to school barefoot.
You can imagine the impact this has on their ability to focus
and learn which, naturally, has critical implications for their
future endeavours. Indeed, many children are forced to drop
out of school during the winter months, when it becomes
too cold for them to walk barefoot.
That’s why Steyn City, which has in the past urged community
members to #PledgeABag Bag as part of its annual its
Delivering Happiness to Diepsloot (DHTD), has shifted focus:
to celebrate the initiative’s seventh
anniversary, it is aiming to distribute
to the primary schoolchildren of Diepsloot